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Old Mar 15, 2015, 06:52 PM
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My Hadron flew into the ground on a hand launce and I can't find the prop/collet that went on the motor shaft.
I see Tower Hobbies have collets (Great Plains) but I have no idea what size I need or any place else to order one.
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Old Mar 16, 2015, 08:04 PM
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Found what I needed
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Old Mar 17, 2015, 10:36 AM
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New Launch Method

Found a new launch method that has worked flawlessly.

There is no need to "throw" the plane at all. All I do now is go full throttle and then holding the plane at a slight nose high angle I just sort of toss it up sort of like I would toss a ball into a target like a trash can. It doesn't even have to be hard. Just sorta hold it by the hand grips underneath, go full throttle, and toss it like you would a ball overhand.

The plane will launch smoothly into a powered glide and build speed as it climbs...piece of cake.
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Old Mar 17, 2015, 11:13 AM
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Just make sure to follow through or you will be on the way to the ER...
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Old Apr 05, 2015, 11:02 PM
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Well first 2 launches were perfectly fine. The third launch cut me 3 times preaty bad which got stichted at the hospital, my hand litterly pulverized the prop too

The worst thing is at least 2 weeks no flying

Sorry to hear mate!

I have not flown mine yet, waiting for my afromini fc board.

Is it possible to launch no power and then hit it?
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Old Apr 11, 2015, 09:20 PM
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Sorry to hear mate!

I have not flown mine yet, waiting for my afromini fc board.

Is it possible to launch no power and then hit it?
this thing is on the heavyside....so you need some good air under it to make sure it stays in the air. a bungee or catapult launcher would probably work
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Old Apr 12, 2015, 06:48 AM
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Sorry to hear mate!

I have not flown mine yet, waiting for my afromini fc board.

Is it possible to launch no power and then hit it?
I've had a hard time coordinating that when flying by myself, but when flying with my buddy, it's the only way I'll do it. I wait until the plane has left his hand, and then hit full throttle.
I may take a chance with my fingers, but I won't with anyone else's.
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myself i grip mine on the top and give it a underhand toss
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